Fiber Time! a Knit Night
Fiber fun time! Calling all knitters, crocheters, hook rug artists, spinners, and portable loom weavers for a fun get-together evening of socializing and doing what we do best! Held on the last Wednesday of every month. Bring your own fiber and materials to work on as well as a yummy dessert to share. Wednesday, March 26 on the second floor of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street, starting at 5:30 pm. Please contact Wendi Davis for further information, 850-595-5985, Ext. 111.
On the Road Again with Dr. Brian Rucker
Join the Pensacola Historical Society and Dr. Brian Rucker for our annual membership field trip on Saturday, March 15. We will be traveling to Bellingrath Gardens to tour the home and gardens, and lunch in the Cafe. Bus departs at 9:00. Members $45. Non members $55. Space is limited. To RSVP, mail reservation and payment to: Bellingrath Trip, c/o UWF Historic Trust, Post Office Box 12866, Pensacola, Florida 32591. To pay with credit card, call Wendi at 595.5985.
Historic Pensacola Village's Annual Open House
Historic Pensacola Village's Annual Open House is on Saturday, June 7 from 10 until 4. A free family fun day with tours, living history, kids activities, and much more. For more information, contact Sheyna Marcey at 595.5985.
Historic Pensacola Village Living History Program
Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include broom making, sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission. See our Local 15 Coastal Community Spotlight on our Lavalle Kitchen House.
March- May 2014 Living History Schedule:
- Tuesday: Daily Living; Colonial Herbs
- Wednesday: Victorian Leisure (March-May)
- Thursday: Colonial Crafts and Trades-Candlemaking (March); Spinning (April-May)
- Friday: Colonial Crafts and Trades-Woodworking; Soldiering
- Saturday: Colonial Foodways-Cooking
Pensacola Historical Society Resource Center
The Pensacola Historical Society Archives is now on the first floor of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street while the Beacon Building is undergoing renovations into the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center.
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